Colorado's soccer team had six student-athletes named to the Pac-12 All-Academic teams on Tuesday. Kate Scheele was selected to the first team with Kahlia Hogg being a second-team honoree. Mikaela Kraus, Madi Krauser, Olivia Pappalardo and Heather Ward also earned honorable mention.
To be eligible for the academic teams, student-athletes must have a minimum 3.0 cumulative grade point average and appear in at least 50 percent of their team's matches. They also must have been at their current institution for at least one year.
Scheele, a senior goalkeeper from Seattle, Wash., has a 3.89 GPA and is majoring in history. She started 16 matches this season, posting a 1.14 goals-against average with a .747 save percentage.
Hogg, a senior defender from Campbell, Australian Capital Territory, Australia, has a 3.78 GPA and is majoring in mechanical engineering. She started the first six matches of the season before suffering a season-ending injury.
Kraus, a junior midfielder from San Diego, has a 3.44 GPA and is majoring in sociology. She played in 16 matches and started five this season, scoring a goal in a 1-0 win at the University of Denver.
Krauser, a senior defender from Irvine, Calif., has a 3.05 GPA and is majoring in studio arts. She started all 20 matches this season, recording four assists. She finished her career ranked third all-time in CU history in assists with 16.
Pappalardo, a senior midfielder from Chicago, has a 3.12 GPA and is majoring in psychology. She started all 20 matches this season, recording one assist in a win over New Mexico.
Ward, a senior defender from Littleton, has a 3.28 GPA and is majoring in sociology. She started 13 matches and played in 19 this season, scoring two goals. She the game-tying goal in a 1-1 tie with No. 19 Washington this season.